Poet Carney (The)

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POET CARNEY, THE. Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was composed by Derry fiddler and stepdancer Eugene O’Donnell [1], who spent many years in Philadelphia, Pa., arriving in 1957. He returned to Derry to live in 1995. "The Poet Carney" was named for a friend.

Mick Maloney and Eugene O'Donnell

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Alewine (Maid that Cut Off the Chicken’s Lips), 1987; p. 28.

Recorded sources: Gael-Linn CEFCD 165, Máire O'Keeffe - "Cóisir/House Party" (1994). Green Linnet GLCD 1010, "Mick Moloney with Eugene O'Donnell" (1978).

See also listing at:
Hear Mick Moloney and Eugene O'Donnell's recording on youtube.com [2]
See standard notation for the tune at Cranfordpub.com [3]

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